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Learning through Play is one of our FAVORITE things here! On this page you will find all of the available activities for education. Make sure to check back often as this list is bound to grow!

books about school shootings for kids

Books to Help Kids Learn About and Cope with School Shootings

Sharing is caring! 107 shares Share Tweet Pin We know it’s tough to talk to kids about school shootings. But unfortunately, these days it’s something that we can’t ignore. We fully understand that it’s a tough topic to approach with your children, but it’s crucial to have a conversation about school shootings. With school shootings

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Turtle Books for Preschoolers

Dive into Reading with These Top Turtle Books for Preschoolers

Ready to take a dive into the wonderful world of reading with your preschooler? Look no further than these top turtle books for preschoolers! From tales of friendship and adventure to fascinating facts about these shelled creatures, these books are sure to capture your child’s imagination and foster a love of reading. So, grab your

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Turtle Paper Plate Craft

Turtle Paper Plate Craft for Kids

Get ready to make a splash with the cutest turtle paper plate craft around. With green paint, scissors, and a few other supplies, your kids will be on their way to creating their very own underwater friend in no time. And with the easy-to-follow instructions and tips, even the littlest of crafters can join in

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Pirate Books for Preschoolers

Set Sail for Adventure with these Pirate Books for Preschoolers

Are you ready to embark on a swashbuckling adventure with your little ones? Look no further, because we have just the thing to get your little pirates excited about reading – pirate books for preschoolers! Pirate stories are full of thrilling escapades, daring heroes and heroines, and exciting treasure hunts that are sure to capture

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Cut and Paste Clownfish Craft with Visual Directions

Printable Cut and Paste Clownfish Craft with Visual Directions

Are you looking for a fun and engaging activity to do with your little ones? This easy-to-follow cut and paste clownfish craft is perfect for all kids who love sea creatures and getting crafty. Plus, it’s a great way to work on following multi-step directions and improve fine motor skills. So gather your supplies and

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Butterfly Life Cycle Playdough Mats for Kids

Printable Butterfly Life Cycle Playdough Mats

Are you ready to have some fun while learning about butterflies? If so, you’re in for a treat! Our printable butterfly life cycle playdough mats are a playful way to teach your little ones all about the fascinating metamorphosis that these fluttery creatures go through. With these playdough mats, your kids can create their own

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Earth Day Lego Mats for Kids

Printable Earth Day Lego Mats Your Kids Will Love

Earth Day is an important day to teach kids about sustainability, the environment, and how to take care of our planet. What better way to celebrate this day than with fun, engaging, and educational activities? That’s where Earth Day Lego Mats come in! These printable mats are perfect for no-prep, independent work stations that will

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Earth Day Directed Drawing and Writing Prompts for Kids

Printable Earth Day Directed Drawing and Writing Prompts for Kids

Get your markers and pencils ready for an Earth Day celebration like no other! Our Earth Day Directed Drawing and Writing Prompts for Kids printable packet is the perfect way to get your little ones excited about the environment while enhancing their creativity, fine motor skills, and critical thinking abilities. With 30 Earth Day writing

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DIY Earth Day Seed Bombs for Kids

DIY Earth Day Seed Bombs for Kids

Ready to get your hands dirty and do some gardening with your kids? Then look no further than the magical world these DIY Earth Day Seed Bombs for Kids! These little balls of wonder are like mini-planting machines, perfect for unleashing a wave of color and life into any outdoor space. Plus, they’re a total

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Printable Dinosaur Playdough Mats

Roar into Playtime with These Dinosaur Playdough Mats

Are your little ones obsessed with dinosaurs? Do they love getting their hands dirty with playdough? Well, we have the perfect activity for them! Introducing our brand new Dinosaur Playdough Mats – the ultimate way for kids to bring prehistoric creatures to life while strengthening their fine motor skills and sparking their imaginations. So, let’s

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Printable ABC Bug Book for Preschoolers

Printable Alphabet Bug Book

This printable alphabet bug book is the perfect tool to introduce your little ones to the fascinating creatures that crawl, fly, and buzz all around us. Not only will it help them learn the alphabet and improve their fine motor skills, but it will also ignite their curiosity and love for nature. Ready to grab

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Earth Day Books for Preschoolers

Earth Day Books for Preschoolers

Are you ready to celebrate our wonderful planet with your little ones this Earth Day? One of the best ways to teach kids about taking care of the Earth is through reading. That’s right, books can be powerful tools in educating children about the importance of being environmentally conscious. But with so many books out

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pirate paper plate craft for kids

Arrrr You Ready to Create? DIY Pirate Paper Plate Craft for Kids

Ahoy there, me hearties! Are you ready to set sail on a swashbuckling adventure with your little ones? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! Today, we’re going to show you how to make a DIY pirate paper plate craft that will bring out the creative spirit in your kids. Looking for additional

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Insect Addition and Subtraction Math Mats for Kids

Printable Insect Addition and Subtraction Math Mats

Calling all little entomologists and budding math whizzes! Are you ready to combine your love for creepy crawlies with some super fun math practice? Look no further than our insect addition and subtraction math mats! Ready to grab yours now? Click here for the Insect Addition and Subtraction Math Mats! These printable mats are not

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Butterfly Life Cycle Posters for Preschoolers

Printable Butterfly Life Cycle Posters

Butterflies are one of the most magical creatures in nature, and teaching young learners about their life cycle is an exciting way to spark their curiosity and imagination. What better way to do so than with some super cute, printable butterfly life cycle posters? These posters not only make learning about butterflies fun, but they

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alphabet do a dot printables

Alphabet Do-a-Dot Printables for Preschoolers

Want to teach your kiddos the ABCs in a fun and easy way? Alphabet do-a-dot printables are the way to go! These printable alphabet worksheets are a super fun way for your preschoolers to learn the alphabet while also getting their hands busy. Ready to grab yours now? Click here for the Alphabet Do-a-Dot Printables!

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April Lego Challenge for Kids with Printable

Get your Lego bricks ready, because we’ve got an exciting April Lego Challenge for Kids that will unleash their creativity, spark their imaginations, and improve their fine motor skills – all while having a blast! Ready to grab yours now? Click here for this April Brick Challenge for Kids! Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, or

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Easter Egg-speriment: Sink or Float Science Project for Kids

Sink or float science experiments are always a favorite amongst kids – and with good reason! They are simple, fun, and provide a hands-on way for kids to explore scientific concepts like buoyancy. And what better way to try out this classic experiment than with plastic Easter eggs? The Easter Egg Sink or Float Science

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Printable Easter Lego Mats for Kids

Easter is just around the corner, and if you’re like many parents, you’re probably scrambling to find fun and engaging activities to keep your kids busy. Enter Printable Easter Lego Mats! These awesome mats are bursting with all kinds of Easter-themed builds, from bunnies and baskets to chicks and chocolate. And the best part? They’re

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Paper Plate Crafts for Preschoolers

Preschool is an exciting time for children as they explore the world around them and learn through play. Hands-on learning is one of the most effective ways to engage young children and help them develop important skills. That’s why paper plate crafts are a popular choice for preschool classrooms. Not only are they affordable and

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Lorax Paper Plate Craft

Get ready to unleash your creativity and take part in a fun-filled Lorax Paper Plate craft activity! Not only is this craft a blast to create, but it also offers an exciting way to introduce kids to the vital topic of environmentalism. Through this craft, kids can learn about the significance of protecting our planet

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Rainbow Sprinkles Sensory Writing Tray: A Sweet Way to Learn Letters

This Rainbow Sprinkles Writing Tray is an excellent sensory activity that not only makes learning fun but also improves your child’s fine motor skills and concentration. By writing in a tray filled with colorful sprinkles, your child will engage their senses and have a blast while they learn. So let’s sprinkle some learning fun into

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Rainbow Alphabet Match Sensory Bin

Are you looking for a fun and interactive way to teach your child the ABC’s? Then, get ready for the Rainbow Alphabet Match Sensory Bin! This activity is designed to make learning letters a blast by combining vibrant colors, textured materials, and playful challenges. Sensory play is a fantastic way to encourage this exploration while

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Sensory Science: DIY Butterfly Life Cycle Sensory Bin for Kids

Get ready to embark on a journey through the fascinating world of butterflies! If you’re looking for a hands-on science activity that engages all the senses and helps kids learn about the butterfly life cycle, then this DIY Butterfly Life Cycle Sensory Bin is for you! Butterfly Life Cycle Science for Kids Butterflies are a

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The Easter Bunny Says: Printable Game for Kids!

Spring is in the air, which means it’s time for Easter-themed fun! If you’re looking for a game that’s sure to get your kids hopping (pun intended) with excitement, look no further than “The Easter Bunny Says.” This printable game puts a fun Easter spin on the classic “Simon Says” game, making it the perfect

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Dinosaur Activities for Your Little Paleontologists

If you have a preschooler who’s fascinated by all things dinosaur, you’re not alone! Many young children are captivated by these prehistoric creatures and love learning more about them. These dinosaur activities for preschoolers are designed to spark curiosity and promote hands-on learning. From sensory bins to science experiments, we’ve got you covered with a

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Learn about the Butterfly Life Cycle with this Fun Paper Plate Craft!

Looking for a fun and educational activity that’s perfect for kids? Look no further than our butterfly life cycle paper plate craft! With just a few simple supplies, you and your child can create a colorful and interactive display that showcases the fascinating transformation of a butterfly. This engaging craft project teaches children about the

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Dive Into the World of Jellyfish with These 20 Captivating Books for Kids

Do you remember the first time you saw a jellyfish? Maybe you were at the beach, exploring tide pools, or watching a nature documentary. Whatever the case may be, there’s no denying the fascinating and otherworldly appeal of these mysterious creatures. For young children, jellyfish can be an endless source of wonder and excitement, sparking

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Make a Splash with this Fun Jellyfish Paper Plate Craft for Kids

Are you looking for a fun and creative way to keep your little ones entertained? If so, we’ve got you covered with this exciting jellyfish paper plate craft for kids! It’s an easy and enjoyable activity that will transport your kids to an underwater world filled with colorful sea creatures. By using a few simple

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Count on Laughter: 20 Funny Math Jokes Your Kids Will Love!

Are you trying to get your kids excited about math? Well, have no fear, because math jokes are here! That’s right, math jokes can be a fun and engaging way to get your kids interested in math and learning. Plus, who doesn’t love a good laugh? Math Jokes for Kids We’ve compiled a list of

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How to Make a Lemon Battery Science Project

Are you curious about electricity? Have you ever wondered how it works or how it powers your toys and gadgets? Well, today we have a fun and exciting experiment that you can try at home – making a lemon battery! Yes, you read that right! You can create your very own battery using a lemon,

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Building a Leprechaun Trap STEM Project for Kids

Looking for a fun activity to do with your kids for St. Patrick’s Day? Why not try making a leprechaun trap! You’ll need simple materials like a coffee container, construction paper, and popsicle sticks, and we’ll walk you through step-by-step instructions on how to create a trap that will have leprechauns begging to be caught.

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Fly Away with These Top Butterfly Books for Kids

It’s no secret that we love reading! Every year in the spring we have a lot of fun raising butterflies. These are books we have discovered over the years that have complemented a butterfly study unit really well. In this list of children’s books about butterflies, you will find both non-fiction and fiction books that

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Q-Tip Painting Alphabet Letter Flashcards

Are you looking to teach your little one the alphabet in an engaging and creative way? Q-Tip painting letters is a great activity for young children. Not only will it keep them entertained and help their fine motor skills, but they’ll be learning all about letters – uppercase and lowercase – as well! Get ready

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Paper Plate Seahorse Craft

Looking for an easy paper plate craft to do with your kids? This paper plate seahorse kid craft is an easy craft to add to your ocean preschool activities! There are so many great ocean books for preschoolers that you can pair with this paper plate craft! For this particular craft we read Over in

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Printable 2 Piece Animal Puzzle for Preschoolers

These fun printable animal pattern matching 2-piece puzzles are sure to be loved by your kids! These simple problem solving puzzles are perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartners. With this printable packet, little learners will match pieces of a close up, real life photo of the animal’s skin to a clip art picture of the

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Dinosaur Paper Plate Craft

Make an easy and fun dinosaur craft with your kid! Your preschooler will have a blast exploring painting techniques while making their favorite dinosaurs! Looking for more dinosaur activities for preschoolers? Find all the dinosaur activities we have shared on site here. Paper Plate Dinosaur Craft for Preschoolers We use affiliate links on site to

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zoo playdough mats

Zoo Playdough Mats

If your children love animals, these zoo playdough mats are a great activity for them. They promote a number of learning concepts necessary for pre-k and kindergarten. There are so many ways to play while learning with this bundle, your students will NEVER get bored! Our zoo playdough mats work as the perfect supplement for

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Animal Habitat Clip Cards

Looking for a way to teach your preschoolers about animal habitats? These animal habitat clip cards are a great way to help your students explore different animals and their natural habitats. How Do You Explain Habitat to Preschoolers? A habitat is the environment that the animal lives in. Each animal has a specific type of

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Printable Zoo STEM Challenge Cards

Looking for a STEM activity that can be done with your kids at home or in the classroom? These printable Zoo STEM Challenge Cards are perfect! Each card features a different zoo-themed challenge, along with space to plan and record your build. What Are STEM Activities? STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and

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Unplugged Coding Zoo Animal Block Code Pathways for Kids

Welcome to the Unplugged Coding Zoo! In this unplugged coding game, kids will mix animal brain breaks with block code concepts to create fun and educational block code pathways for them to act out while executing their code! Zoo Animal Block Code Pathways Printable This unplugged coding activity uses paper squares to represent code blocks.

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Zoo Books for Preschoolers

Getting preschoolers ready for a fun field trip to the zoo? You can start the excitement while still in the classroom! There are many zoo books you can read before the trip that teaches students about zookeepers, animals, and their habitats while exploring how the planet provides what humans and animals need to survive. What

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Alphabet Play Dough Mats (with Free Printable Included)

Do your kids love play dough? Mine sure do! We have a lot of fun making different shapes and letters with it. Today, I’m excited to share these alphabet playdough mats with you! These are perfect for preschoolers and kindergartners who are just learning their ABCs. Play Dough is one of those sensory materials that

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Fun and Interactive Printable Play Dough Mats for Kids

Do you have little ones who love playdough? If so, we’ve got the perfect printable play dough mats for kids! These mats are perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, pre-k aged kids, and kindergarteners. They are a great way to practice counting, letter recognition, and more. Plus, they are just plain fun! To use these playdough mats,

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2D Shapes Playdough Mats

Need a fun activity to introduce shapes to your little learner? These 2D shape mats make learning fun by incorporating playdough into the lesson. Toddlers and preschoolers won’t know they are actually learning basic math concepts and using fine motor muscles with these! These shape mats are also a great addition to math centers for

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Rainbow Paper Plate Craft for Kids

This rainbow paper plate craft is so much fun and it’s a great April art project for kids of all ages. Plus, it’s really easy to make and the results are just beautiful. Below you will find step by step instructions to make your own paper plate rainbow! Items Needed for the Paper Plate Rainbow

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Printable Dinosaur Playdough Task Cards

Have a little one that loves dinosaurs? These dinosaur playdough task cards support their love of the creatures while also fostering a number of developmental skills. Use them at home as a fun educational opportunity or include them in a science or literacy center in your classroom. Looking for more dinosaur activities for preschoolers? Find

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Alphabet Lego Letters Printable

Are you looking for a fun and educational way to help your kid learn their letters? If so, you’ll love our alphabet Lego letters printable mats and flashcards! Your child will have a blast creating the letters using building blocks. Plus, they’ll be developing their alphabet knowledge through practicing the ability to recognize, form, and

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Printable Alphabet Road Letters

If you’re a parent who’s been looking for a fun way to help your child learn their alphabet, you’ll love these printable Alphabet Road Letters. This activity is perfect for kids of all ages and can be tailored to fit your child. These mats are fantastic for working on letter recognition, letter formation, and fine

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Printable Human Body Playdough Mats

These printable human body playdough mats are a wonderful learning tool in teaching body systems as well as the different organs our bodies have to work properly! Ready to grab yours? Click here for these printable human body playdough mats for kids! Human Body Systems for Kids This science activity is a helpful introduction to

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Printable Play Dough Number Mats: Counting 0-10

Play dough number mats are a great tool for parents and teachers to use with young children. They may be some of the first math games you do with your children. They will get them excited for learning numbers and many early math concepts. What is a Number Mat? A number mat helps introduce math

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child playing with a geoboard

Geoboard Patterns and Activities for Kids

Geoboards are one of the most versatile tools in a homeschool mom or teacher’s toolkit. They can be used to teach geometry, arithmetic, and even literacy concepts all while strengthening a child’s fine motor skills. And geoboard patterns and activities are not just for educators! Parents can use geoboards to help kids learn basic math

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How to Encourage Children to Read

Reading is a habit that is hard to start, but once it starts, the benefits are well worth it. It’s not just about developing good reading skills – reading will help you in all areas of your life. The more time your child spends reading, the better off they will be academically. Reading can also

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Adapted I Spy Shapes Book

Adapted I Spy Shapes Book

We are pretty in love with I-Spy games here. This Adapted I Spy Shapes Book is a fantastic and fun way to work on so many different skills. This past week I have gotten quite a few emails asking for easier versions of some of our I-Spy games to help kids that struggle with visual discrimination

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Dinosaur Books for Kids

Dinosaur books for kids have always been popular, but these days there are more options than ever. We’ve taken a look at the books out there and come up with the best available options. From educational to hilarious, the books on this list are great choices for kids who can’t get enough of dinosaurs.

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Alphabet Pattern Block Printable Task Cards

Print and play with these simple Alphabet Pattern Block Letters. These are fantastic task cards for early learners that work on letter formation, beginning sounds, and shape recognition. Alphabet Pattern Block Letter Task Cards We have had so much fun with these pattern block letters. This packet includes both full color print and B&W pages.

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construction geoboard patterns on orange tray

Construction Tools Geoboard Pattern Mats

Geoboards are a fantastic tool for strengthening fine motor muscles while exposing young children to beginning geometry skills. Little learners will love the hands on learning they get with these construction tools geoboard mats! Construction Geoboard Printables One of my favorite things about geoboard patterns is that they are a low prep activity that require

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Back to School Books for Kids

Back to School Books for Kids

Kick off the back to school season with these beautiful and fun Back to School books for kids.  This list of kid books is perfect for pre-k and kindergarten aged kids. Each book on this list tackles an important topic from the way we feel, to the way we behave, and the way we treat others.

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Bear Books for Kids

Have a child who loves bears? This list of nonfiction and fiction bear books for kids is filled with fun titles that cover everything from learning about bears to discussing important early life skills such as the importance of bathing and how to not be a sore looser! This list is perfect to fill your

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Santa Hat Popsicle Stick Ornament for Christmas

Santa Hat Popsicle Stick Ornament

These Homemade Santa Hat Popsicle Stick Ornaments are easy to make and fun to hang up. Your kids will love seeing their DIY ornaments on the Christmas Tree! Before kids, every single year I would decorate our Christmas tree top to bottom with beautiful glass ornaments. Four kids and many holidays later, not many of

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Acorn Paper Plate Craft for Preschoolers

Acorn Paper Plate Craft

This acorn paper plate craft for preschoolers is a simple fun fall activity for kids! We made this craft after reading the book about making friends! This week we have been exploring friendship and the emotions we may feel when we meet new friends. Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend by Mélanie Watt is a fantastic

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Color Matching Paper Plate Turkey Craft

This Color Matching Turkey Paper Plate Craft incorporates color matching and sorting with a fine motor element. This turkey paper plate is a Thanksgiving activity your little ones will love! Lately my preschooler has been all about paper plate crafts after story time. Our fridge is covered in his creations! Simple crafts such as this

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Witches Brew Science Experiment for Kids

Witches Brew Science Experiment

Explore chemical reactions in this fun Witches Brew Science Experiment! Kids will have a blast creating their own potions while learning how to compare and contrast the reactions of different materials. This witches brew science experiment can easily be a fun stand alone sensory activity that can very easily be adapted into a science experiment.

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kids farm books

Fun Farm Books for Children

One of my favorite fall traditions is to take the kids out to the farm to explore the harvest. These ten farm books for children are some of our favorite kid farm books!

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Firefighter and Fire Truck Books for Kids

Books About Firefighters and Fire Trucks for Kids

Right now my kids are all about everything and anything fire trucks. Below you will find find firefighter and fire truck books that we have discovered over the last couple of weeks. With October being Fire Prevention Month, now is the perfect time to pick up some books about firefighters and fire trucks! Fire Truck

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Printable Fire Safety I Spy Game for Kids

Printable Fire Safety I Spy Games for Kids

My rambunctious three year old and curious six year old are all about everything fire trucks right now. The other day after visiting the fire station we headed home and had fun with this Fire Safety Printable I Spy Game! October is fire prevention month. Fire safety is an important topic to discuss with young

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Investigating Sunflowers in Preschool Fine Motor Sensory Bin

Investigating Sunflowers Fine Motor Activity

Encourage kids to learn about the parts of a sunflower with this simple and engaging Investigating Sunflowers Fine Motor Tray! Every year without fail we plant a garden that the kids help with from start to finish. This year my rambunctious toddler was all to eager to help. As the garden began to grow we

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Ten Awesome Apple Books for Kids

Ten Awesome Apple Books for Kids

Fall is creeping up on us which means apple season is almost here! Today we are sharing ten fun apple books for kids that are perfect for an apple themed unit! Ten Awesome Apple Books for Kids We use affiliate links on site to help you easily find the books we recommend. Ten Red Apples

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Popsicle Stick Apple Core Craft

Easy Popsicle Stick Apple Core Craft

It’s back to school time! Today we are sharing a fun Popsicle Stick Apple Core Craft for Kids with a fun twist! Before digging into this apple craft, we read the book Ten Red Apples by Pat Hutchins which is a fun math book for exploring counting to ten. In this book, the farmer has

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I Spy Shapes Printable Game

I Spy Shapes Printable Game for Kids

I Spy with my little eye shapes! My kids love I Spy Games. Today we are sharing a fun I Spy Shapes printable game. Teaching a child about shapes is important for more than just the obvious reasons. Shape knowledge helps children gain a stronger foundation in the following areas: Literacy: When a child has

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Hatching Fizzy Dinosaur Eggs

Hatching Fizzy Dinosaur Eggs

Explore chemical reactions in this Hatching Fizzy Dinosaur Eggs Sensory Science Bin! My kids love everything fizzy! It doesn’t matter how many times we do a fizzy science experiment or make bath bombs, they find it absolutely magical! In the past we have made exploding dinosaur mud which was a lot of fun, but for

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Space I Spy Game for Kids

Printable Outer Space I Spy Game for Kids

We absolutely love I Spy games around here. This week we made a fun Outer Space I Spy Game for Kids. My kids had a blast playing this game – we hope your’s will too! Outer Space I Spy Printable Game for Kids I Spy Games are a fantastic way to work on a variety

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Squirt Gun Process Art Painting

Water Gun Squirt Painting – Outdoor Process Art Fun!

Summer is coming to an end and kids are gearing up to head back to school. With only a couple more days before my kids head off to another busy year, we are getting outside to make the most of the sun while it’s here…we gotta soak it up while we can because winter is

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Dinosaur Excavation Kit DIY

Make Your Own Dinosaur Fossil Dig Kit

Do you have a budding paleontologist in your home or classroom? I know my son can name more dinosaurs that I could ever imagine existed. It blows my mind to listen to him talk about all the different species of dinosaurs. He has always been fascinated with everything dinosaur, so as we worked our way

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Easy Shark Craft

Easy Shark Craft for Kids

Shark week – my kids love it! This last week during Shark Week we made this super cute and easy shark craft. Every now and then the argument of product vs. process art comes up, and this shark craft is a great example of how a child can still learn while creating a product piece.

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Cardboard Dinosaur Craft for Kids

My youngest is absolutely dinosaur crazy right now! These fun Cardboard Dinosaur Crafts are a great way to build dinosaurs for pretend play! My son had an absolute blast making these cardboard dinosaurs. I think his favorite was exploring how to make a cardboard t-rex. It was absolutely amazing to watch his mind go to

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Frozen Ocean Sensory Bin

Frozen Ocean Animal Rescue Kids Activity

Cool down from the heat with this fun science sensory bin! Kids will have a blast exploring the different ways to melt ice as they rescue ocean animals in this frozen ocean sensory bin! Frozen Animal Rescue Kids Activity Supplies Needed: Plastic Art Tray or Shallow Bin Water Beads Balloons Small Plastic Ocean Animals Seashells

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Ocean Zones Sensory Bottles

Ocean Zones Sensory Bottles

Explore the depths of the ocean with these fun Ocean Layers Sensory Bottles. This is a fantastic sensory/science activity that your child is sure to love! How to Make These Ocean Zones Sensory Bottles Supplies Needed: Plastic Bottles (we love these ones) Shades of Blue Card-stock or Construction Paper Glue-stick Scissors Water Blue Food Coloring

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Ocean I Spy Game

Ocean I Spy Printable

We absolutely love I Spy games around here, and given the response we have had from the couple we have already shared, we know y’all do too! Ocean I Spy Today’s I Spy Game that I am sharing with y’all is an Ocean Themed I Spy. This last week I have been working my way

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Ocean Pollution Science Activity for Kids

Ocean Pollution Clean Up Science Activity

Help kids explore the importance of ocean pollution with this clean up sensory science activity! Ocean Pollution Science Activity for Kids Supplies: Printable Ocean Pollution Science Packet Sensory Table or Large Plastic Bin/Tub Water Plastic Ocean Animals (we used these ones) Seashells Plastic Toy Boat Cocoa Powder Vegetable Oil Plastic Bags Coffee Grounds Sponge Cotton

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Vegetable I Spy Printable Game

Vegetables I Spy Printable

If teaching your child all about vegetables seems to be a theme in your house lately, you’re going to love this vegetables I spy game. It’s a fun and educational activity that they’re going to love! I Spy games help kids learn and play at the same time. You’ll be able to watch them enjoy

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Clown Fish Hand Print Craft for Kids

Clown Fish Hand Print Craft for Kids

Create a fun keepsake to go along with your Ocean or Beaches Unit by creating this Clown Fish Handprint Craft with your kids! How to Make a Clown Fish Hand Print Craft with Kids Supplies Needed: Canvas Paint Brushes Paint Black Permanent Marker Directions: 1. Paint your child’s hand with orange and white paint. 2. Help your

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Fruit I Spy Printable Game

Fruits I Spy Printable

Encourage kids to explore different fruits with this fun Fruit I Spy Printable Worksheet Packet. Lately we have been on a bit of an I Spy kick, and this I Spy printable is one of many within the series! Earlier this week my kids were discussing whether a tomato was a fruit or a vegetable.

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This color changing playdough recipe is super easy to make and one that your kids will love! With math, science, and sensory all wrapped up into one activity you have to try making this thermochromic playdough at home!

DIY Heat Sensitive Color Changing Playdough

This color changing playdough recipe is super easy to make and one that your kids will love! With math, science, and sensory all wrapped up into one activity you have to try making this thermochromic playdough at home! Play dough is one of our favorite sensory materials to make at home. It’s quick to make,

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Emoji I Spy Printable Game

Emoji I Spy Printable

My girls LOVE everything emojis…and unicorns…and rainbow poop… Whoever thought rainbow poop would be trendy? 🙄 Today’s Emoji I Spy Game was inspired by their love of all things emoji – and yes it even includes the poop emoji! 🤣 Emoji I Spy Printable Game In this printable I Spy packet, kids are encouraged to

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Dinosaur I Spy Printable Game

Dinosaurs I Spy Printable

What’s your little one’s favorite dinosaur? If they love looking through all the different kinds, they’re going to love this Dinosaurs I Spy! It’s created just for your little dinosaur fan. They’ll love playing it over and over again while they learn. The I spy games are a huge hit around our house ever since

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Science Websites for Kids

A Really Big List of Free Science Websites for Kids

Make the most out of your child’s time online with these Free Science Websites for Kids. This insanely massive list of fun learning science websites includes sites for a wide range of ages, from preschool and up. The majority of these though are best suited for elementary aged students. Each one of the sites listed

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Shape Books for Kids

Super Awesome Shape Books for Kids

Shape Books for Young Readers Every single time I bring up math I am 100% sure that I hear an audible groan from my kids. And I get it, math is a tough subject. Using picture books is a fantastic way to overcome some of those obstacles associated with learning math concepts. Because y’all math

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How to Brush Your Teeth Slime Activity

Exploring Dental Health with Slime

Every February the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsor’s National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness and education on oral health. Since this month is dental health month, this week we have been exploring taking care of our teeth and dental hygiene for kids with this fun “How to Brush Your Teeth” Slime Activity! This

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Q-Tip Painting "Mix It Up" Book Activity

Exploring Color Theory with Q-Tip Painting

Explore the book Mix It Up hands on with your young child through this simple Q-Tip Painting activity that encourages fine motor development, listening skills, and color theory exploration. Earlier this week we decided to try a new challenge for our family – make it to the library at least once a week. In the

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Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

Random Acts of Kindness Printable Journal

When your child was born, did you think they’d grow up to be an astronaut? Or maybe a ballerina? Did you picture a football star bringing home the big trophy or maybe a firefighter saving the day. But what about kind? I mean, of course you will raise your kid to be kind, right? But

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